How much muscle you have ‘could be linked to the health of your heart’– Sydney Morning Herald

Having more muscle mass in early middle age meant an 81% reduction in heart disease over a 10 year period for the men in the study. It does not indicate a direct cause, but they are related. It is likely due to the fact that maintaining muscle mass requires a healthy lifestyle.

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